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list and describe the goals of criminal punishment

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Mr. Lofton replied 8 years ago.

1. Punishment and deterrnce of future antisocial behavior by the accused

2. Deterrence of others who have not yet committed crimes

3. Retribution - satisfying society's (and the victim's) need for revenge

4. Rehabilitation - changing the person who is punished


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